Difficult lives under the temporary roof

Difficult lives under the temporary roof

Implementing the annual charity project of the Vietnam Roofing Association (VNRA) in 2020, our team and the Vietnamese Heart Fund went for a field trip at the house of Mrs. Thao Thi Ly (78 years old) in Thuan Hoa commune, Vi Xuyen district, Ha Giang province. In the hot summer of May, overcoming long asphalt...

The asbestos bonanza

The asbestos bonanza
Trial lawyers and Democrats team up share big bucks Mesothelioma. For most of us, the name of this asbestos-caused lung cancer is synonymous with bad late-night TV commercials imploring those afflicted to sue for contracting the disease. And with good cause. For roughly 3,000 Americans each year, it is a death sentence. Sadly, mesothelioma’s victims...

Why did meat become carcinogenic?

Why did meat become carcinogenic?
According to a report published today by the British newspaper «The Daily Mail», the World Health Organization (WHO) listed bacon, burgers, sausages and other meat products among potentially cancer-causing substances. Raw meat is also likely to be included in the «encyclopedia of carcinogens». According to the expert opinion, it is only «slightly less dangerous than...

What happened with the charity house with AC roof sheets in Yen Bai?

What happened with the charity house with AC roof sheets in Yen Bai?
Mr. Nguyen Van Quang’s family, who living in Van Lang commune, Yen Bai province, has been identified as one of the poor households in the commune. The family of 4 must live in a makeshift tent with leaves roof. At the end of 2019, his family was supported by the local government and business community...
Bring AC roof sheets to people in difficult mountainous areas

Bring AC roof sheets to people in difficult mountainous areas

During the annual building of charity houses of Vietnam Roofing Association (VNRA) this year, we come to Vi Xuyen district, Ha Giang province. Informed by leaders of Thuan Hoa commune, we visited the house of Mr. Sung Van Xin, a poor household in Lung Buong village. Sung Van Xin’s house is in a particularly difficult...

Eurasian Economic Commission Supports Chrysotile Asbestos

Eurasian Economic Commission Supports Chrysotile Asbestos
International Alliance of Trade Union Organizations «Chrysotile» supports the decision of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC), the regulatory body of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), to recommend that member countries (EEU unites Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia) develop a unified position on international trade and the use of chrysotile asbestos. The...

President Trump Expected to Support the Asbestos Fact Act

President Trump Expected to Support the Asbestos Fact Act
According to an article, President Donald Trump will likely support the Asbestos FACT Act. The bill, which was introduced by U. S. Rep. Blake Farenthold (R. Texas) in February of 2017, was approved by a House Judiciary Committee as the Fairness in Class Action Legislation and Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act of 2017. It repeatedly...

Support for a safe and responsible use of chrysotile fibre keeps on growing

Support for a safe and responsible use of chrysotile fibre keeps on growing
For a number of years, various stakeholders have raised the issue of the safety of replacement products for chrysotile. Repeatedly, in different fora, representatives from international and scientific organizations as well as many well-known scientists have highlighted numerous risks associated with the use of such products whose true impact on human health and level of...
Vietnam Roof Sheet Association supports AC roof sheets for the poor in Hoa Binh province

Vietnam Roof Sheet Association supports AC roof sheets for the poor in Hoa Binh province

Vietnam Roof Sheet Association supports AC roof sheets for the poor in Hoa Binh province Following the chain of charity activities in 2020, Vietnam Roofing Association (VNRA), through the introduction of the Dream For Children charity group, sponsored AC roof sheets for 4 poor households in Lac Son district, Hoa Hoa province. The 4 poor...

Attempts to share difficulties with the poor in Nghi Loc district, Nghe An

Attempts to share difficulties with the poor in Nghi Loc district, Nghe An
Following the campaign to buld charity houses in 2020, the survey team of the Vietnam Construction Association (VNRA) came to the central land of Vietnam, where there are many difficulties of the country. Stopping at Nghi Loc district, Nghe An province, the survey team visited Mr. Nguyen Duc Hoa’s house. Mr. Hoa was born in...

Getting ready to deconfine the economy: Study confirms low risks in demolition of buildings containing asbestos

Getting ready to deconfine the economy: Study confirms low risks in demolition of buildings containing asbestos
In March 2020, Science of Total Environment published an important study on asbestos emissions associated with the demolition of abandoned buildings. Demolition of old residential dwellings that can create potential risks associated with the presence of asbestos is often a key component of urban revitalization. It was therefore crucial to measure the importance of potential...

An European Union Law and Regulations confirms that chrysotile can be used safely

An European Union Law and Regulations confirms that chrysotile can be used safely
On June 22 2016, the European Union confirmed that chrysotile fibres will be used in the chlorine industry, at least, until 2025. Rising above the anti-asbestos lobby’s relentless propaganda and the pretenses of a litigation business bent on pretending that a single fibre can be a cause of death, Europe as thus reaffirmed that chrysotile...

No ban of asbestos cement products in the US

No ban of asbestos cement products in the US
The Environment Protection Agency (EPA) has just published a final rule that will become effective in 60 days or about June 17, 2019. This final rule states that NO ban of asbestos cement pipes and sheets will be pursued in the USA by EPA.  When the proposed Significant New Use Rule (SNUR) was published on...